When fourth-grader Abby Ahrens boards the school bus in her Cincinnati suburb, she thrusts out a white card as she passes a small computer screen next to the bus doors. It beeps, and the monitor lights up briefly. Then her mother gets a text message saying her daughter has made it onto the bus.
The Moriarty-Edgewood School District in New Mexico will be joining districts from Santa Fe, Taos and Española in an attempt to pressure state lawmakers into spending more of the state's money on education.
Isle of Wight Superintendent Katrise Perera and school board members objected to the new A-F grading system for schools and the Opportunity Educational Institute, a state agency that would take over schools that have been classified as failing for three consecutive years.
Students across Massachusetts suffered more than 4,400 concussions or other head injuries while playing school sports during the last school year, according to surveys submitted to the state by about 360 public and private schools.
Faced with a $176,000 deficit in its school lunch program last year, the Montclair School District in New Jersey is trying to find ways to encourage more of its nearly 6,700 students to buy their lunches from their school cafeterias.
After teachers at an Oregon middle school confiscated students’ cell phones and deleted video of a confrontation between a student and a teacher, parents are fuming, saying that their children's rights were violated.
High school graduation rates in Rhode Island’s poorest cities improved at more than twice the rate of the rest of the state during the last five years, according to a report released Monday by Rhode Island KidsCount.
Cameras mounted to the stop-arms of school buses have worked well in other cities to keep kids safe, but an investigation discovered Dallas County Schools spent more than $17 million in bond money to buy stop-arm cameras and on-board security cameras when they could have received some of the equipment for free.